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Engaging Digital Humanities Curriculum, Apr 3

Ray Siemens is the Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria in English and Computer Science.

Siemens is co-editor of Blackwell’s Companion to Digital Humanities (2004), Companion to Digital Literary Studies (2007), the MLA volume Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology (2013), and numerous articles and others works at the intersection of computational technology and the humanities. He serves as Vice-President of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Director of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, and Director of the SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative project Implementing New Knowledge Environments.

Siemens will lead a brown bag lunch conversation exploring key elements of disciplinary and interdisciplinary change relating to technology in the Humanities and the response of Digital Humanities curriculum.